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Thursday, Feb 20, 2020


Oct 25, 2019 03:24
Political analysts said an economic slowdown and rural distress impacted the BJP’s overall performance and the Congress received support from castes disenchanted with the BJP. read more
Oct 24, 2019 23:06
The consolidation of Jats in favour of the Congress and the JJP hurt the BJP a lot as only five Jat candidates fielded by it made it to the assembly read more
Oct 05, 2019 01:55
Caste arithmetic has remained a key influencer of Haryana elections. Both the Congress and the BJP have fielded less number of Jat candidates in 2019 state polls. Congress has also cut down on the number of Punjabi candidates. read more
Jun 28, 2019 11:10
Community leaders claimed the Bombay HC order will revive their agitations seeking reservation, and put pressure on their respective state governments to meet their demand. read more
Jun 06, 2019 12:42
While the move could possibly work to the ruling party’s advantage before the polls, on the other hand though, it can trigger a fresh round of litigation. read more
Jun 04, 2019 07:15
The political dynamics in Haryana has changed in the last few years and the state is witnessing a sharp division on caste lines between Jats and non-Jats. The political parties are now drafting their electoral strategies based on these calculations. read more
May 05, 2019 14:00
Victory for Beniwal will catapult him into an undisputed Jat leader, while his loss would mean that the powerful farming community is still with the Congress. read more
Apr 28, 2019 00:54
The constituency is dominated by Ahir\/Yadav population, but residents also include Jats, Gujjars, Punjabis, Brahmins, Rajputs and Baniyas. read more
Aug 06, 2018 12:41
While average figures for the broad caste groups confirm to the received wisdom, with upper castes being most well off and STs being the worst off, intra-caste or jati based trends do not always conform to this broad hierarchy. read more
Jun 21, 2018 07:47
Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje faces a formidable challenge in retaining the backing of the Rajputs and Gujjars, two of the BJP’s strongest support bases, in the next state assembly elections. read more
May 31, 2018 13:02
The Kairana election has brought back the RLD and given it some political space. The party will remain limited to its west UP pockets. read more
May 27, 2018 07:40
Western UP has a substantial Muslim population, which coexists with the dominant Jat community in the region. Muzaffarnagar in 2013 changed the political landscape of west Uttar Pradesh. read more
May 22, 2018 16:20
A total of 2,105 FIRs were registered by the state after 2016 pro-Jat quota violence. read more
May 15, 2018 22:45
Gujjars are demanding five per cent reservation from with the OBC quota read more